Category Archives: Theology

10 Important Passages from Leviticus

“You shall follow my rules and keep my statutes and walk in them. I am the LORD your God. You shall therefore keep my statutes and my rules; if a person does them, he shall live by them: I am the LORD.” 18:4-5 “Do … Continue reading

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Lessons from David’s sin with Bathsheba

When we think of King David, the Old Testament’s hero, two famous stories usually come to mind: David and Goliath (1 Samuel 17) and David and Bathsheba (2 Samuel 11-12). One story is pure hero stuff, the other is one … Continue reading

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The Path to Fulfillment

Even in social life, you will never make a good impression on other people until you stop thinking about what sort of impression you are making. Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Sufferings: “Pre-planned long in advance”

Indeed, the Lord prearranged his own sufferings in the patriarchs, and in the prophets, and in the whole people of God, giving his sanction to them through the law and the prophets. For that which was to exist in a … Continue reading

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“This is the one who raised up mankind from the grave below”

For this one, who was led away as a lamb, and who was sacrificed as a sheep, by himself delivered us from servitude to the world as from the land of Egypt, and released us from bondage to the devil … Continue reading

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“This is the one who rose up from the dead”

But he arose from the dead and mounted up to the heights of heaven. When the Lord had clothed himself with humanity, and had suffered for the sake of the sufferer, and had been bound for the sake of the … Continue reading

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“God has been murdered”

The one who hung the earth in space, is himself hanged; the one who fixed the heavens in place, is himself impaled; the one who firmly fixed all things, is himself firmly fixed to the tree. The Lord is insulted, … Continue reading

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